Can I Use Prazipro In Fresh Freshwater Fish

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How do you use PraziPro in a freshwater aquarium?

Distribute the proper amount around the edge of the aquarium or pond or directly in to the filter box to achieve the best overall distribution. A single treatment lasting 5-7 days is normally sufficient. Repeat as necessary, but no more than once every 3 to 5 days.

Is PraziPro safe for all fish?

It is harmless to all fish species, including cichlids (e.g. discus, angelfish and Rift Lake species), cyprinids (e.g. goldfish, koi, barbs and danios), catfishes (e.g. suckermouths (“plecos”) and Corydoras species), and marine (saltwater) species (e.g. angelfishes, anemonefishes, tangs, cardinalfishes and lionfishes).

Will PraziPro hurt fish?

It may harm ornamental worms/feather dusters. It shouldn’t harm corals or other inverts. Most fish tolerate it just fine, but wrasses can be sensitive to overdose.

How do you treat fish with PraziPro?

TREATMENT CYCLE: Treat entire tank, do not use quarantine. Start with largest water change possible. Remove carbon (resume normal filtration) and add PraziPro for 5-7 days. After first treatment is complete, perform at least a 75% water change and wait exactly 4 days before re-dosing, do not return carbon yet.

How long does PraziPro stay in the water?

How Long Does PraziPro Stay in the Water? PraziPro will remain effective in water for 5 to 7 days. After that period it’s advised that you do a 50% to 75% water change. If you plan on treating the tank again you should wait 4 days before re-dosing.

What is praziquantel for fish?

Praziquantel (PZQ) is a drug commonly utilized to treat both human schistosomiasis and some parasitic infections and infestations in animals. In the aquarium industry, PZQ can be administered in a “bath” to treat the presence of ectoparasites on both the gills and skin of fish and elasmobranchs.

Does PraziPro treat ICH?

prazipro does nothing to fight ickYou can use Cupramine and Prazi together safely to fight both. I’ve done it on 2 occasions and the both fish came out fine.

How long does PraziPro stay active?

While praziquantel does remain active in the water column for up to 72 hours, only 24 hours are needed for it to eradicate external worms.

Is PraziPro invert safe?

Yes, prazipro is considered reef safe. You may have a die-off of any bristleworms or other worms in the tank, and things like feather dusters.

Is PraziPro safe for Anemone?

Prazipro is mostly reef safe; but I wouldn’t call it 100% reef safe. I’ve seen both SPS and anemones bleach from it.